Articles About Lake Erie

Author:
Mark McDowell
Posted:
03.23.2012

Great Lakes Are on Thin Ice

The Great Lakes winter ice cover has dropped dramatically over the past 40 years, according to a new report. On average, peak ice has fallen by 71 percent; Lake Michigan’s ice cover has shrunk even more than that. Researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) compared satellite photos dating to 1973.  Jia Wang, […]

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Author:
Mark McDowell
Posted:
08.10.2011

Temperatures Rising in America’s Freshwater Lakes

The waters of the Great Lakes are warmer than usual this year, prompting scientists to worry that this may not be a good thing.  All five Great Lakes have been at or near record-high temperatures compared with the 30 years when such measurements have been taken.  The bad news is that there’s still a month remaining […]

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